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VW and Audi to resume production in Mexico after winter storm gas shortage

Storm and outages that wracked Texas restricted U.S. exports

VW recalls 218,000 Jettas to fix fuel leaks that could cause fires

The recall covers cars with the 1.4-liter engine built between 2015 and 2017

Volkswagen is recalling more than 218,000 Jetta sedans in the U.S. to fix a fuel leak problem that can cause fires. Volkswagen says in documents posted Wednesday by U.S. safety regulators that bolts holding some high-pressure tubing can come loose over time, allowing fuel to leak and increasing the risk of a fire. Documents posted by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration don't say if there have been any fires, but they mention an unspecified number of claims.

Junkyard Gem: 1997 Volkswagen Jetta Trek Edition

The VW that came with a Trek bicycle and a roof rack, now found in a Denver junkyard without the bike.

VW paid $9.8 billion in diesel settlements to U.S. consumers

More than 86% of owners chose to return their car rather than get a repair

U.S. buyers of polluting Volkswagen AG vehicles received more than $9.8 billion in settlements, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said on Monday . Volkswagen agreed to offer to buy back or repair more than 550,000 polluting diesel U.S. vehicles after it admitted in 2015 that it used secret software to cheat emissions tests. Volkswagen paid more than $9.5 billion to U.S. consumers, while VW diesel supplier Robert Bosch [ROBG.UL] paid more than $300 million to U.S. consumers.

Porsche Taycan 4S, Ferrari Roma and a tuned Ford Ranger | Autoblog Podcast #624

And an Earth Day recap, plus VW Jetta and Subaru Forester

And an Earth Day recap, plus VW Jetta and Subaru Forester

Junkyard Gem: 1997 Volkswagen Golf K2

Named after the second-highest mountain in the world, the VW Golf K2 was marketed to skiers and snowboarders.

Buying Guide
2020 VW Jetta Review and Buying Guide | But mostly the GLI

Everything you need to know about specs, features, fuel economy and safety

VW Chattanooga plant workers reject UAW

Unionization rejected, but by a smaller margin than in 2014

Unionization rejected, but by a smaller margin than in 2014.

Junkyard Gem: 1990 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 16V

The speedy Jetta counterpart to the Rabbit GTI.

With 134 horsepower and 5-speed manual transmission, this 1990 VW Jetta GLI was the sedan cousin of the hot-hatch GTI.

VW's Jetta GLI pricing makes it a relative bargain

It's quite a bit cheaper than the Golf GTI

Volkswagen has pressed the Jetta GLI's MSRP under $26,000.

VW Jetta GLI takes all the right cues from the GTI and Golf R

228 hp, six-speed manual, fully independent suspension, and LSD

228 hp, six-speed manual, fully independent suspension, and LSD.

Volkswagen Jetta GLI comes into focus

It debuts at the Chicago Auto Show

It debuts at the Chicago Auto Show.

New VW Jetta GLI to debut at 2019 Chicago Auto Show

It will likely be powered by a 2.0-liter turbo-four

In spring 2018, we learned that the new-and-improved Volkswagen Jetta GLI would be arriving within the year, and now we have confirmation that VW is sticking to its word. The GLI, the performance-oriented variant of the Jetta, will debut in late winter 2019 at the Chicago Auto Show. When it wasn't talking about its huge onslaught of incoming electric vehicles, Volkswagen had its attention throughout 2018 point

The custom VW Jetta builds of SEMA 2018

After SEMA, we got a closer look at the custom VW Jettas from the show

Before they all scattered after SEMA, we were able to get some personal time with Volkswagen's fleet of modified Jetta sedans at Irwindale Speedway in Southern California.

Quick Spin
2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line Drivers' Notes Review | Finding that old flame

The seventh-generation Jetta regains some of that premium feel

The seventh-generation Jetta regains some of that premium feel.

First Drive
2019 Volkswagen Jetta First Drive Review | More style, not much more excitement

Don't confuse it for a Golf with a trunk

The 2019 Jetta is a car Volkswagen really needs to get right. Last year, it was VW's best-selling model in America by a wide margin. And although the new Tiguan and Atlas have been propelled ahead so far this year by America's crossover obsession, the Jetta is still VW's best-selling car, beating the Passat and the Golf. Put simply, the new Jetta has got to be good.

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